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THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE.
CHRISTIAN RESIGNS I
SPECIAL MEETING IS M
The adjourned meetir.g of the i
City Council last Thursday night
was a most harmonious affair and
resulted in the election of Mr W.
L. Jones as a member. Mr. J. T.
Christian resigning after holding
down the office one day less than a
week. The election of Mr. Jones
clears up the muddle into which af?
fairs had gotten, and with the ap
pointment of committees, the body
get down to a little constrv.
lng the minutes. Clerk
Savage read the resignation o:
Christian, which was accepted. It
was then in order to elect his suc?
cessor, and Mr. ^penctr arose and
. he would like to know li
Jones would accept betore he rn
vote for his election. Other mem?
bers agreed with him, and the city
sergeant was instructed to ask Mr.
Jones to appear at the council cham?
ber. Mr. Jones was located at Mr
R. T. Armistead's office and wa:
soon in the courthouse. Mr. Vaidei
was appointed a committee c
to inter 5. whi,
did and reported tb rkus wa
vv...in'," whereupon the election ol
the new member was duly made b
unauimous vote lie was swor
intc ny Mr. Peachy.
Thc report of the annual budge
for 1912 13 was then read, and *
it was signed by only one memb^
ot the Finance Committee, it w;
rcerred to the new con.
. cstigation and report at a speci
meeting to be held this week.
President Wolfe then appoint!
thc :ig standing committct
..erever the president's name a
pears as a committeeman, it shot
be remembered that he was appoi:
at the suggestion of the coan
.ance?John W. Jones, W.
Jones and K. T. Casey.
Poor?Galba Vaiden. W. L. Joi
and John W. Jones.
Light?John W. Jones, R.
Spencer and G. Vaiden.
Street, Fire and Police?R.
Spencer, J. W. Jones and R.
Ordinance?W. L Jones. R.
Casey and B. F. Wolfe.
Saritary?B. F. Wolfe, John
Jones and G. Vaiden.
Cemetery?B. F. Wolfe, W.
Jones and G. Vaiden.
The council then proceeded
elect the remainder ot the ?ot:ic
The salary of the cemetery com
tee was fixed at $30. and Mr. Si
cer nominav 1. Clowes. T
was objection from the Ce me
Committee until they had discu
the advisability of having sud
officer, and had fixed his duties
was found that the old ordina
had prescribed the duties of
office and Mr. Clowes was
elected, lt was left with the
mittee, however, to make new c
and to amend the old ordinanc
they saw fit and to report at a
Mr. R. W. Holmes was t
mously elected superintendent <
gas plant at the same salary,
per annum. Mr. C. J, Persor
also reelected tire commission
the same salary of $180 per ai
Mr Person said he had no reg
organized fire company, as i
impossible to keep the men tog
but that certain dependable mc
the most important duties asi
IND JONES 15 AT
J TO THE COUNCIL
DST HARMONIOUS AND
John W. Jones, of thc Light Com?
mittee, was authorized to borrow
$1000 with which to pay for a car?
load ot carbide now enroutc to Wil?
Mr. W. Jones requested to be re?
lieved of paying a city license tax
of $15 to conduct a rea* estate busi?
ness here, saying he did no business
within the corporate limits and that
he had no office in town. The sense
ot the council was that the decision
be left to the judge of the circuit
Tne city council is now composeo
of B. F. Wolfe, president; K. L.
Spencer, vice-president, and John
W. Jones. W. L. Jones. R. T.
Casey and Galba Vaiden. The of
l elected bv thc council are
wage, clerk and auditor; Ut
. tag. health officer; R. U.
commission .tr of streets;
R. W. Hoimes. superintendent of
the gas plant; A. T. Clowes, keeper
of tne cemetery, and C. J. Person,
or the fire department.
The regular meeting of the Wilson
ntague Democrat Cl ul
was held in thc courthouse last Fri
day night with a small but enthusias?
tic attendance. Only one committe
reported, that on membership.
teen names having been added t
er routine business was tran
acted, an earnest address was mad
by Mr. Norvcll L. Henley, wt
spoke i d! getting o
nil vote ember, and urgi
the club members to become acti
and enthusastic in their work.
Thc club went on record as bei:
opposed to thc expenditure of lar
funds tor speakers, prefe:
to collect contributions to be fi
warded to .-..onal committee
be used in the general campaij
L. The committee will get good speak<
is near home as possible in order
keep the expense down to the mi
When the club adjourned it ?
j meet again in the courthouse
night, Oct. 4. The follow
L. Democrats have contributed to
campaign fund through the club.;
I l0 additional names will be printec
?ands arc handed in to Treasurer
mit. T. Shipman:
N. R. Proctor |]
. L. Henley
,lcry R. L. Spencer.
nedi J- v- Morris
M. T. Shipman.
W. F. Luck...
H. K. Graves. . ...
J. H. Stone.
then Jno- Ty-er.
com. C. M. Hall.
iuties Rce'd from old bund.. .
;es as i Ricuardson L. Henley..
later John Turner Henley.
mani: KILL POIS
)f the For Bad Blood
$6 0 -
. was Few. if any. medicines, have
ier at with thc uniform succesa that
mum. attended the use of Chamber!
ularly Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea 1
t was edy. The remarkable cures of
ether, and diarrhoea which it has eff
n had in almost every neighborhood
.igned given it a wide reputation, Poi
by all dealers,
RECOUNTS OLD STORY
HOWS HOW HE WAS TURNED
DOWN DY COUNCIL '
iditor The Gaze
Because of recent events in w
I was interested and to prevent D
epresentation, I wish to recount
tome facts and my connection there?
with. Last spring, before the De
mocratic primary to nominate candi?
dates for the various city oft
was held, I was approached I
and a*?ain and urged to become a
candidate for the city council. Ad
ed age and the fact I am a
small tax payer to the city treasurer
were the arguements with wh
opposed these overtures,
four days before the election was tc
be held 1 agreed to enter the race
Though I bad only two days in a
to canvass, being in Richmon
days on business, and in the face o
strong competition. I was nominate*
over several excellent men. Whe
the general election in whicn ou
Republican citizens are allowed t
indulge in the farce of voting *
have been held, and for which cc?
tion certains forms are necessary t
be furnished by the E-ectoral B
lo, every member of said boar
eluding the clerk, were asleep <
playing 'possum. The election cou
not be held in spite of the protest 1
thoroughly indignant citizens.
Under our half baked election la
a combination between thr
board and the party in power t
city council can perpetuate its
.y. To hush the cam
one member of the council, who h
not stood for renomination in I
ry, asserted he would' res:
.en his present term expire
bil expected vacanc>
generally understood that I, who k
ed the larger number of vc
. the primarv. would be chos
ere were many who doubted \
^mise would be kept.
The months dragged alon*;
?* Sept. the . apt. Lane resigr
n the day before the regular m
jr Sept. was to be held in wi
it was understood there would I
^organization of the ttounc
ame was but the same
:. old over body, when among o
natters, the election ot some or
till the vacancy caused by Li
.. resignation, I stated to each mer
1 was not a candidate for e
that body, but would br
clerkship when the time came U
ec don 1'his was on Thursda>
, I day before the regular time for
; day morning, when I cone
a number of my constituent
M to their attention that I am I
I means wealthy, and thought I <
[ 00 render equal service as cle: I
[,00 salary would be a great help ti
2.00 each one condemned the c
1.00 proposed, said I had been elect
1.00 tne city council for a purpose
1 (JO as clerk 1 would have no voil
1.00 good or against evil legislation
1.00 I would be recreant to the dui
lOOlpccted of me. I confessed
1.00' not thought of it in that tig
1.00 went at once to the place of bu
.50 of each member of the counc
.50 stated my change of determi
and reasons therefor. I sta
each I was not an applicant I
clerkship, but was for memb
on the council. Besides maki
statement in person to each tx
iaa ?* tbat hody, I could find. 1
written application which was 1
the clerk to read when the <
ected At the duly appointed pla
have ^me t^e council assembled.
I (Contiaaasj oa pict 7)
ABOUT PEOPLE YOU KNOW \
GOSSIP OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD)
\ dams, whose hus *? ind was
day, will hold a pu e of
her personal property next i*:
beginning at She
-. hogs, farm .mpler:
Mr. J. af of To
ran down in his machine
for a few hours.
Mr. J. H. Brent, formerly a t
student here, but tor t
? two il of the 1
> Heights High School, was here
as: wee I
aVilham and Ma:
i j Mr
s here la*>'
nj for a
id been to Toano to shoot sora but
o again later
ora M Mr. Jone,
10 dozen. Wc haven'\
,rrx the othe:
ld Mayor Warburton and Mr. C
Merson went to Powh i amp anc
returned with a fine lo*.
'air. Person got eleven and a
rn and Mr.
n. The birds arc fat ?
COMES TO COLLEGE
One of the boldest
?: been perpetra lam]
ll men entered -
on I mines and Con:
ted. omy a b'<-u
. .dtook th
De a ?* c,o::
ietQ -lege. ea
nber w*t*1 t*-*c ot*-cr
m t0 at something like $00. Thc roob
when he arrived to ope:
TAKES THE WILKES
TO NEW YO
son of D
lett here last week
S. C , where he wa>
command of the I
now lying at the
yard, and procet
remainder ot the tor; ed
New York city tor the great r
review to bc held there Oct.
He will return the Wilkes t
ton and then proceed
ere he will bc assigned
the receiving ship hartford.
Thc Hartford was Admiral 1
1 gut's flagship in thc Civil Wa
figured in thc battle of M
where Lieut. Booth's father
lember , ,
taken a prisoner of war and
aboard this same Hartford.
his son is to be an of f iceriand ser
country on the self-same shi
Ajter: 5 or 6 doses OOO wm brea*
case of Chills & Fever, and ir
j thea as ? tonic the Fever aril
latin. Price 26c.
.IEIIAM AND MARY I
UNDER MOST F AV I
MEST ATTENDANCE AT
MANY TEARS ANI
D and Mary bet: .cm
! irly att - is cc
* day tr.
a year vk
By Monday more
a most to him. An
to be ??? *nd oe
. .o.essor says * aboi
On Tuesday ni*!ht. tue annu
Sit ? to
ammer drouth was broke
.'?c r ay by sevcra. retrt
;y 0Q snowers which have been ret
. ne rains ar
Fara- ijLte ror coro fc>ut '?? muc
r and airily among the farmers wh
I Bay preparing tor seeding sm-.
a^aj visitors have returned
I put aD0> tnc 'ummer hotels axe
That untl* ocxt hme. Many
I na?e erjoved the hos,
pisa which this place has long been
The Confederate veterans i
the Courthouse last Wedn
'V* Tne p.easure of thr day wa* i
1 not Dy r*ia* 0ut w4S M Wd ne'
[mst. Tht meeking waa adc
OPENING OF SESSION IN
1 MORE COMING
by Capt. John Lamb and Judge D.
afr C. H. Morecock. of
a visitor here this
Mr. Morecock proviof hia
:orehouse al tass
?Vhen completed the baild
ing will bc one ot the most attractive
I ia tbs At present it ia occa
FOR STATE FAIR
? ? -a oro
Jtty booth at
r to be aald ia
nond next month. It may
sonni. ew of the
has had tha
drouth known this turaiaaT.
- - ?.--?-. ? | iit year,
And it was not s bad eoe last year
r. as those who ?aw ;t will re
? ou have any line apples, hay.
on. peanuts, wheat, pota?
toes or anv of tne graaaes. make Lt
a point to see Mr Slauaoo at oaca.
him a postal at WiUiamstSsafg
i phone and he sr.ll sea that
in maning thc exhibit
ve shall a?t teal
? :en we all go to thc
IILUAM ANC MARY
I a hard work
rtirm.ng down tha
a.so gone through, brom now aa->
. - with thc University
ld a c cept
Among men who have rc**
? I OaSlXia
omers a V rig bl J .ute a
--am lu tepocasda
Among the n:w material, ihciaorse.
trom Chatham. Vi., who a being
.oks very proen
Voung is be ung ?siisasd rn get
t cg the men m shape, by Lee. a
member of last season's team, and
te best sa around pla vera
irn and Mary has ever had.
Laa ariU saoi?*v .ea Aieaaa*
dria to take up his ministerial stadica
in the *>cm.nary.
? and Mary's schedule fol?
Se- ^mia. at Charlottes -
Oct r:o.< Blues, at Nor
Ja.iersity Allege of
Medicine, at Williamsburg.
t. 19? ftedcxicksburg College,
Oct. 20?Medical College oi Vir?
ginia, at Williamsburg,
Nov. 2? Richmond Coiicge. al
Nov. 9?Rando! ph-Macoo, at
Nov. 16?Hampdcn-S.dncy. al
treaaedjPetanOarg v champion ship;;